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Tora-san’s Runaway

  Tora-San, an eccentric and resourceful tramp, is always cheerful. Although he is an orphan, he decides to go back home after a long absence. He thus sees again his Read More


  In 16th century Japan lives Rikyu (Rentarô Mikuni), a Buddhist priest who believes in the spiritual healing inherent in the traditional Japanese tea ceremony. When this man of peace Read More

Red Beard

  Aspiring to an easy job as personal physician to a wealthy family, Noboru Yasumoto (Yûzô Kayama) is disappointed when his first post after medical school takes him to a Read More


  Brimming with action while incisively examining the nature of truth, “Rashomon” is perhaps the finest film ever to investigate the philosophy of justice. Through an ingenious use of camera Read More

Remembering the Cosmos Flower

  Akiko, a high school student and her mother return to their home in a small town in Japan after seven years in South America. The teenage girl has contracted Read More


  When her niece is found dead along with three friends after viewing a supposedly cursed videotape, reporter Reiko Asakawa (Nanako Matsushima) sets out to investigate. Along with her ex-husband, Read More

Seven Samurai

  A samurai answers a village’s request for protection after he falls on hard times. The town needs protection from bandits, so the samurai gathers six others to help him Read More

Spirited Away

  Chihiro and her parents are moving to a small Japanese town in the countryside, much to Chihiro’s dismay. On the way to their new home, Chihiro’s father makes a Read More

Samurai Fiction

  The plot centers on Inukai Heishirō (Mitsuru Fukikoshi), the son of a clan officer. One of his clan’s most precious heirlooms, a sword given to them by the Shogun, Read More


  Based upon the case of Sada Abe, who on May 17 1936 killed and emasculated her lover. These events took place during a period of war, economic depression, public Read More